Privacy Policy

This website is owned and operated by Sourcing International SI1010 GmbH, Peregringasse 2, 1090 Vienna, Austria. We can be contacted at that address, or via

When accessing this website or interacting with it, some of your personal data will be processed. Merely by visiting this website and browsing its contents, your web browser will automatically send us some technical data, like your IP address, the site from which you were referred to us, and your browser type and version number. This data is temporarily stored and processed by us for the purposes of providing you with the contents of this website, to customise your user experience, and to allow us to evaluate your use of the website in order to further improve it. This data will be automatically deleted or anonymised after a maximum period of one year. Our legal basis for this use of your data is our legitimate interest in maintaining the proper functioning of this website. In addition, this website uses cookies. For more information on the cookies, we refer to our cookie policy below.

Furthermore, whenever you choose to interact with us, notably by sending us a message, by registering for a newsletter, we will process additional personal data that you choose to send to us (e.g. your name, contact details, or additional information you provide). This data will only be processed for the purposes indicated at the time of interaction, i.e. addressing your request, sending you the requested information, providing you with periodic updates or information about our events, publications and news if you have explicitly opted for this. Our legal basis for such processing is your explicit consent, as expressed through your submission of the message for the indicated purpose. Personal data that you choose to submit to us will be retained by us for as long as necessary to respect your request. Since processing in these cases is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent or object to further processing at any time via the contact details noted above.

For the operation of this website, your data may be passed on to third party service providers on which we rely, who may be established outside of the EU/EEA. Such service providers will be bound to us by appropriate contractual agreements which satisfy the requirements of the GDPR. No personal data will be transferred to a third country outside of the EU/EEA unless that country has obtained an affirmative adequacy finding, or unless the service provider is Privacy Shield certified, or bound to us using approved standard contractual clauses, as chosen by us. Apart from such service providers, your personal data will not be passed on to third parties.

You have the right to exercise your right to information (including on our third party service providers outside of the EU/EEA), rectification, erasure and, if applicable, restriction of processing via the contact details noted above. Furthermore, if you feel that we have not responded appropriately to your requests, you may lodge a complaint with the competent data protection authority.

Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies.

A cookie is a small text file that our website, through your web browser, stores on your device with which you access our website. When you visit our website the next time, your web browser reads the data stored in the cookie and sends that information to us.

The cookies store information about your device that help us distinguish between different users that access our website and also enable us to count users, see which sites they come from, and how they use our website (which pages they visit, which links they click on, how long they stay on a certain page and the like). All information collected by these analytic cookies is aggregated and anonymous.

In addition to the settings on our website, you can always set in your web browser which cookies your devices should accept and which not. You can also manually delete any cookie.

Below is a list of cookies we use on the website, the processor of the data stored in cookies, the purpose of processing the data stored in cookies, and the expiry peri

Name of the cookiePurpose of processingExpiry period
fe_typo_userTo distinguish between different users; the cookie is strictly necessary for the functioning of the websiteEnd of web session (when you browse away from our website or close your web browser)

What is the INPLP?

INPLP is a not-for-profit international network of qualified professionals providing expert counsel on legal and compliance issues relating to data privacy and associated matters. INPLP provides targeted and concise guidance, multi-jurisdictional views and practical information to address the ever-increasing and intensifying field of data protection challenges. INPLP fulfils its mission by sharing know-how, conducting joint research into data processing practices and engaging proactively in international cooperation in both the private and public sectors.